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Connections Summit


Mar 7, 2018
All Day


Googleplex, Mountain View, CA, USA


Join us to explore how NFC, RAIN RFID & AIDC are making the world more connected.


Join AIMRAIN, and the NFC Forum at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California for a series of speaker-led sessions that focus on how NFC, RFID, and AIDC make the world more connected. The Connections Summit will include case studies, panel discussions, lightning talks and networking sessions.

This one-day summit, held during the week of the RAIN Member Meeting, is open to both members and non-members. Registration will open in January 2018.

AIM, NFC-Forum, and RAIN members can join the event for the member only days on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday as well as the Connections Summit.

Event Details

Day 1
06 Mar 2018


Steve Halliday, president of the RAIN RFID Alliance will welcome to the meetings and give an update on the logistics for the day including a brief summary of the workgroup...
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Steve Halliday

Morning Workgroup Meetings

Developers Workgroup: Retail Workgroup: Smart Products and Packaging Workgroup:
10:00 am-10:30 am

Break – 1

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch – 1

Afternoon Workgroup Meetings

Healthcare Workgroup: Smart Manufacturing Workgroup: IoT Workgroup: Technical Workgroup
3:00 pm-3:30 pm

Break – 2

Day 2
07 Mar 2018

Introduction to Summit

Steve Halliday, President of the RAIN Alliance, Paula Hunter, Executive Director of the NFC-Forum, and Mary Lou Bosco, COO of AIM Inc., will update everyone on the work of the...
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Steve Halliday
10:10 am-10:40 am

Break – 3

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch – 2

Summit Session

Simultaneous Sessions Sessions will be posted as the speakers are identified  
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Break – 4

Day 3
08 Mar 2018

State of the Alliance

Steve Halliday, president of the RAIN Alliance will update members on the progress of the Alliance
Steve Halliday

Marketing Report

Kerry Krause, Head of Marketing and Strategy for the RAIN RFID Alliance will review the marketing work of the Alliance.
Kerry Krause
9:45 am-10:15 am

Break – 5

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch – 3

3:00 pm-3:30 pm

Break – 6